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Athena - Promoting an Inclusive and Equitable Climate for Women

Athena is a University of Idaho association of staff and faculty committed to promoting an inclusive and equitable climate for women.

Membership Benefits

  • Opportunities to expand professional network to share mutual workplace concerns and interests.
  • Workshops, conferences and other professional development opportunities.
  • An organizational structure and board to advocate for workplace needs and concerns.
  • Scholarship opportunities to support the educational efforts of students who share our commitment to gender equity and who have financial need.

Our Initiatives

Become a Member

Membership is open to all currently employed and retired U of I staff, faculty and administrators who share a commitment to equality.

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Support Athena

Help Athena provide professional development opportunities and programming to support women at the University of Idaho. 

Give to Athena

Nominate a Woman of the Year

Honoring women on campus who contribute to our mission of promoting an inclusive and equitable climate on campus.

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Women's Leadership Conference

All women in higher education — students, staff and faculty — are invited to celebrate our differences and create an empowered campus community.

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Athena Events

Explore learning opportunities, leadership conferences, socials and other diversity events on campus.

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